RVing Oregon Coast: Great Places to Eat

By Bruce Smith

One of the common denominators shared among the millions of tourists traveling along Oregon Coast Highway 101 is enjoying great meals wherever their coastal destination might be.

So, where do the locals like to eat along the southern Oregon Coast? We've compiled a list of a dozen family-owned eateries that the locals like to go to enjoy a nice meal.

If you are traveling through Bandon, the BBQ at Historic Wilson's Market is the place to stop. Established in 1938, Wilson's is light on the wallet and heavy on flavor.

Historic Wilson's Market & Deli

The Alloro Wine Bar Restaurant is highly touted for its award-winning Italian-inspired coastal cuisine dinner menu and fine Pacific Northwest wines.

Alloro Wine Bar Restaurant

Shark Bites Café in Coos Bay has a fun, kicked-back atmosphere, locally-sourced seafood, grilled oyster sandwiches, and Dungeness Crab Cakes.

Shark Bites Café

7 Devils Brewery a few blocks west in downtown Coos Bay, was named after the original coast road between Coos Bay and Bandon.

7 Devils Brewery

It's known for its locally brewed beers and a great "agritourism" menu with locally sourced ingredients and fresh-from-the-dock seafood.

7 Devils Brewery

The Portside Restaurant in nearby Charleston has been a favorite for locals who want to dine out and watch the fishing boats come and go from the Bay Area's largest marina.

Portside Restaurant

Mom's Kitchen in North Bend is renowned for the breakfasts and lunches; locals say the chicken fried steak and cheese-covered stuffed hashbrowns are the best on the coast.

Mom's Kitchen

Clausen Oysters has been harvesting large oysters in Coos Bay and supplying them to wholesale and retail buyers since 1981.

Clausen Oysters

Now they have a store, deli, and restaurant. Chef Patrick "Paddy" Glennon serves a selection of oyster meals and baskets, including half-shell, BBQ, PoBoys, chowder, tacos, and fried.

Clausen Oysters

A little dockside seafood diner in the ocean port of Winchester Bay. It's a fav of those living in and around the area—or staying at the Winchester Bay RV Resort.

Double D's On the Rocks

Locals rave about Double D's homemade clam chowder and fresh-out-of-the-bay oysters. RV parking in the area is plentiful.

Double D's On the Rocks

This seafood market's unique offerings have gained a big thumb's-up from locals. The simple menu features a variety of delicious boxed meals made from "freshly caught fish.

Blue Box Seafood Company

This local favorite in Reedsport for nearly 50 years has served big portions of homemade pies, cakes, burgers, and all-day breakfasts.

Don's Main Street Family Restaurant

The Southern-style BBQ offerings like huge sandwiches and burgers are second to none. Having the RV park and marina on-site is also a huge bonus for traveling RVers.

Darling's Marina & RV Resort

This little diner offers wonderful food and service. The big homemade biscuits and jams are the best anywhere.

Little Brown Hen Cafe

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